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    September 12, 2010
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in the news this sunday morning, september 12th, why pg&e is warning people they may smell gas in the san bruno fire zone as anxious homeowners to what's left. a shooting inside the cow palace during a rap concert this morning. police are still looking for the gunman. >> i'm meteorologist christine hanson. changes begin today. your complete accu-weather 7 forecast just ahead. >> good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. many san bruno residents will return to their homes today for the first time since thursday's tragic fire and may smell
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natural gas as pg&e resources service. some will resume living in their homes. others will be able to go in and gather their belongings. people with red tag homes will have no access to their houses. officials will hold a briefing explaining those details and more. the coroner has revised the death toll back to 4 from 7 reported last night. the additional skeletal remains at the scene will determine if they belong to fire victims. authorities have also revealed that six residents are missing. search teams and cadaver dogs will resume today for additional victims. of the six people reported missing, three are members of the bullets family. amy hollyfield talks to relatives who are frustrated and hurt. >> the family has known that 82
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levon, her 50-year-old son greg and her 17-year-old granson will were missing since the blast happened on thursday night. >> sis sister has been going to the rec center to try and find him. we've been calling the local hospitals but they don't have any listings for bowllist. >> they said everyone was accounted for which was frustrating and hurtful for loved ones to hear. >> do they not count? >> new information was released that finally included the bowllists. >> seven fatalities and six people missing. >> to the family this is more than numbers. greg's twin brother took to his facebook.com page saying we have official word. anyone else missing is presumed dead. mom, greg and willie have not been found. >> some recognition so they at least are looking for them and not just gone in the mist.
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>> officials say they're doing their best in a very challenging situation. they don't know if someone is missing unless the family makes a report. they are asking everyone to come to the veterans memorial recreation center and report in so they can get a full count. >> with been asking people to check in. some cases people haven't come forward until later. >> officials are hopeful some of the missing might show up and check in. cadaver dogs will be back to the scene. >> we have three areas to check. numbers could change a little. >> the family is assuming levon, greg and will are gone. friends say they're ready to be there for the family, including jeannine who lost her brother, father and grandmother. >> she probably has a lot of help and her friends and family and i think probably her church. we're going to need all the help. >> as we mentioned the evacuees will be allowed to return to their home starting at noon today as long as the homes are
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safe. they'll be given a wrist band and be allowed to enter. people's whose homes are damaged with a yellow tag will be escorted in to look for personal belongings but will not be allowed to stay. people's whose homes are dells troyed or red-tagged will be barred from entering. the area remains off limits as the investigation continues. >> city officials yesterday tried to answer very tough questions. residents passed saint roberts catholic touch. >> excuse me, excuse me. this meeting will be conducteded in a proper manner.
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if you can't hold yourself that way, we will escort you out. this city has been through enough grief. (applause) >> many displaced residents avoided the meeting all together. they focussed on other tasks at the service center like dealing with their insurance companies. state authorities say the section of the gas pipeline that exploded was classified as high risk. that's because of its close proximity to homes. nationwide only about 7% of gas lines have that classification. >> right away federal investigators noticed something curious about the 28 foot section of pipeline that blew out of the ground thursday night. it was not solid and seamless, rather it was made up of smaller segmentless welded together. the nbsb wants to know why. >> not necessarily repair. lots of reasons for segmented pipe and that's one of the things we're exploring. why was it segmented.
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it's obviously more expensive. that means we will be looking into why that occurred. >> also the ntsb confirmed that pg&e had manual valves on either side of the break, not automatic valves to stop the flow of gas. the pipeline that exploded was installed back in 1956 when there were fewer homes here because the area is so heavily populated now, the public utilities commission designated the pipeline high risk. >> that certainly increases in our estimation the need to look at that issue whether there should be automatic shutoff volume ofs when there's a massive leak in the pipe which would be signalled by a pressure drop. >> the latest measurement shows the crater left by the blast to be 167 feet long and 26 feet wide. the soil was too unstable do determine how deep it is. pg&e now says it started inspecting three major gas transmission lines in the peninsula. senator barbara boxer is calling
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on state and federal regulators to accelerate their inspections of pipelines statewide. >> there could be corrosion. there could be faulty parts in these pipelines. there could also be excavation and so we have to be very clear that we're trying to prevent this from ever happening again. and the first way seems to me is to do these inspections in a priority order where you have population. >> by itself natural gas has no odor. the ngsb confirm fiscal the gas in this line was in fact odorized creating that natural gas smell which some residents claim they noticed in the days leading up to this catastrophe. john alston. >> if you smelled natural gas leading up to the explosion, investigators want to hear from you. california's public utilities commission set up a toll free number, 800-789-0550 or you can
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e-mail them. we have the information posted on our website everyone is looking for answers in the aftermath of that disaster including two top leaders who toured the site yesterday. the lieutenant governor acting as governor while schwarzenegger is out of the state and senator barbara boxer got a first-hand look at the site of the blast. the ntsb says it could take as long as 18 months to determine why the pipeline exploded. one thing they'll be reviewing are the maintenance records. >> i want to know what happened now. i don't want to wait 18 months. there's a lot of 30-inch gas pipeline throughout the state. we want to make sure it doesn't happen anywhere else. >> the leaders want to know if pg&e had an emergency response plan in san bruno and if it was carried out, answers that may
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come slowly from an explosion that happened so fast. in san bruno, crews searched just three streets yesterday. we continue to receive video from viewers of the fires. take a look at this video taken very close to the origin of the explosion. it was uploaded to abc 7's youreport powered by youtube.com. if you have video you'd like to share, just upload it or e-mail it. pg&e has made a $1 million contribution to assist the charity groups in san bruno. wells fargo also gave $50,000 to the red cross. here's the local red cross number, 1-888-for-help-bay. there is also a link on our website. the salvation army is accepting
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contributions as well. their number, you see it, 1-800-sal-army. they have several drop-off sites as well. you can find them on our website at abc7news.com under "see it on tv." in other news this morning at least three people have ended up in the hospital after a shooting during a rap concert at the cow palace. the shooting took place around 1:00 this morning inside the south exhibition hall at the arena in bailey city. that concert featured an artist named bad n. c. police chased a possible suspect down highway 101 into san francisco. that man crashed his motorcycle near the exit. no word yet on the condition of the victims. well, for the second time in a week, iranian authorities say they will release an imprisoned bay area woman. up next the latest details on sarah shore's pending release
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after being held along with two other u.c. berkeley grads for more than a year. plus anger continues to boil over in afghanistan even though 3qflorida pastor backed down on
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heavy duty demands? gentlemen, your truck is ready. >> a world news update, iran wants a half million dollars in jail to release sarah shore. this after teheran promised she'd be released yesterday as a gesture of good faith to mark the holy month of ramadan. shore's attorney expects she'll be released within two or three days. iran still wants her to return to face trial with two other americans. the three are accused of entering the country illegally while they hike near the
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iran/iraq border over a year ago. word of the cancellation of the quran burning in florida apparently has not made it back to afghanistan. yesterday about 10,000 people turned out for a second day of protests shouting death to america. police had to fire warning shots to prevent protestors from storming a potential governor's residential. in the bay area victims of the 9/11 attacks were railroad with a cross country motorcycle ride. ride with the 40 started as a fund-raising effort to honor the 40 heroes on flight 43, the flight in shankville, pennsylvania. they started thursday, stopped at the flight 93 memorial in union city before ending their journey at san francisco international airport. organizers are calling this the largest flag display west of the mississippi. the lafayette flag brigade hell its annual 9/11 remembrance and patriotic rally at the bridge.
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veterans joined boy scouts and blue scar moms. the brigade organized welcome home events and rallies for u.s. troops overseas. christine in for lisa argen. we have a preview of the ak being forecast. >> absolutely gorgeous day yesterday. and that is our month, september, right here in the bay area. right now emeryville, a live look across the bay where the temperature we're seeing now 54 degrees. how high will we climb with the fog? we'll have all the details coming up. >> thanks, christine. something scenic from down under this morning where it's perfect weather to go fly a kite.
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australia. kites filled the sky above sidney's beach as part of the annual festival of the winds. organizers call it australia's largest kite-flying event. this is the 32nd year of the festival. people of all ages are enjoying mild, late-winter conditions on one of australia's most famous beaches. wow, those are some fabulous kites. we've had enough wind to fly kites, too. >> yeah, we have. but yesterday really quiet day weatherwise. and yesterday just talking to people in line, you know, this is our season. >> you always look for september in the bay area. >> although we saw a little fog. you saw the golden gate bridge picture. there is some soupy conditions there but this is a high definition picture from mount sutro and looking up towards market street and right now still good visibility. but, again, you'll encounter just a little fog on 101 north
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and also around the monterey bay this morning. temperatures still kind of cool, 48 degrees in novato as santa rosa 49 degrees. 51 at this hour in napa. 56 fairfield, concord. beautiful day in the delta yesterday, light winds, 64 anyock. 58 degrees in livermore at this time. 58 menlo park, half moon bay. also 49. we have seen the storm track over the last couple days to the north but look at -- this is the indication of something changing. and this is the cooler weather pattern that's going to once again set up along the california coastline. in advance of that we start to see our winds turn around south-southwest. that will bring the fog back on shore, a little cooler today, especially in the coastal areas, more extensive cooling as we progress. this system as it sets up by next saturday to produce just some sprinkles and showers north of san francisco. today still a beautiful
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fall-like day. late summer, early fall day. a few degrees cooler. a nice afternoon. readings in the 70s and 80s. sea breeze 10 to 20 mph and that will bring the fog and cloud cover more on shore and into coastal valleys tonight. and, again, setting up a cooler weather pattern for the week with a little bit of rain possible by next week. so we're just starting to get a little closer to the fall season. here's the fog you can see right along the coastline, that it does back off throughout the afternoon hours and we're forecasting a pretty day. south bay temperatures 1 or 2 degrees cooler. 82 our forecast high in san jose. santa clara 84. 84 cupertino. cool along the coast in pacifica. nice downtown san francisco but that sea breeze later this afternoon cooling in the mid-70s we saw yesterday to the upper 60s. beautiful weather still in marin, napa, sonoma counties lake and mess scene no county
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still coming in closer to 90 degrees, 70s as kro -- across the bay. beautiful there. and 68 with fog this morning in monterey. but -- or at least this morning but plenty of sunshine today this afternoon. cooler weather throughout the work week and, again, starting to see changes in our weather pattern, although it's really not because we've seen the same weather pattern almost all year long with that cool weather pattern offshore. so next week looks stronger. >> thank you, christine. sports now, football is back. today is opening day for both the raiders and the niners. both bay area teams are on the road. in college football this weekend, it was stanford all over ucla. mike shumann has our morning sports. >> good morning. kick off a little college football. stanford hosted by ucla.
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the cardinals have not won since 1996. you think jim harball is in this game? i would say yes. rollingiest, wayen for six. 7-0 stanford. found the end zone in the third quarter. it's 21-0. the stanford defense made a statement. ripped the ball out of his hands. one of turnovers the cardinals forced. stanford 2-0. opener 35-0. on to berkeley. cal hosting colorado for bears third down for the 13th. a spectacular catch in the end zone. he gets his foot dane. shane also ran for a touch. the bears defense got offensive. six sacks late in the first. tyler hanson throwing with the wrong arm.
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never a good idea. returns 41 yards for 6. cal forced five turnovers on the day. kevin reilly with 907 yards including this one to freshman sensation keannan allen in the fourth. a 52-7 victory. for the second straight week, san jose state and a top 25 opponent. credit the spartans. third quarter. chandler johnson. a little guy can make you miss. 37 yard trip. down 20-7. but they had no answer for big john clay. he rushed for 137 yards with two scores. valiant effort for san jose state. 21-7 loss. giants tied with san diego for a lead in the west. you can put away your brooms. the padres ended that win streak yesterday. major league baseball remembering 9/11 with the red, white and blue hats.
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bottom three, game store. went down the line and right off madison baumgartner, just enough for the solo. 1-0 padres. madison deserved better. struck out four in seven innings of three-hit one-run ball. gets busted 'cause he's swingin'. throw out double play to end it. name with game back after a 1-0 loss. the a's picked up manager bob garn next season. down 2-1. lines a single into left center. jack comes home. two outs, roger davis puts a charge into this one. deep to center. over the head of a diving ron kalish. the a's will hold on for the 4-3 victory. well, everyone couldn't wait for the federer finalist. everyone except novack.
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the 6th u.s. open championship facing jokevich in the semis. fending off two match points. puts away the big four-hand volley. win the game to make it 5-all. match point, federer. won't see that often. moving on to the final, 5 for the marathon victory. today's final jokevich will reach mcadoll. usually in straight sets. advances to his first ever u.s. open final. trying to win the career grand slam. saved the best for last. women's final, kim classer. took the first set in the second. rushes net. a foot away. goes up 4-1. match point. finishing the job with another four-hand winner. can't win. her third u.s. open title, straight set victory. first to win back-to-back titles
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since convenient nas williams in 2000-2001. a win over philly, end the year 16-3-5. host the game september 26 with the earthquakes and battle to a zero-zero tie. see you again tonight at 5:00. have a great day. >> coming up next at 5:30, frustrated evacuate evac ways will get to return to homes today, others will not. playing )
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♪ can't help it, can't help it, can't help it. ♪ ♪ and i just can't stop myself, uh! ♪ how would i make school field trips to the zoo! more basketballs. soccer balls. and a museum! [ growls ] more basketballs. soccer balls! more books. yeah. like just a ton of books. [ girl ] and boo about soft this. soft and slimy. [ female announcer ] now clip double box tops for education. from totino's pizza rolls and party pizzas. and make their school a better place. welcome back, everyone. many san bruno residents will return to their homes today for the first time since thursday's tragic fire. they may smell the odor of natural gas as pg&e crews work to restore service. some residents are going to be
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able to resume living in their homes. others will be able to go in and gather their belongings. people with red-tagged homes will have no access to their houses. officials will hold a briefing at 8:00 this morning explaining those details and more. the san mateo county coroner has revised the death toll back to four after it was reported being seven last night. san bruno police hope forensic tests on additional skeletal remains found yesterday will determine if they belong to fire victims. authorities also revealed yesterday that six residents are missing. search teams and cadaver dogs will resume their search this morning for additional victims. it was tense and emotional at a town hall meeting yesterday. that's where san bruno city leaders tried to answer a list of questions from a crowd of anxious evacuees. lisa amin gulezian reports. >> this has been a tragedy of immense proportions.
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>> the words were necessary to start a frank conversation between san bruno residents and their city leaders. >> i need to let you know the area, your neighborhood, is far from restored. >> many should regain access to their homes but those whose houses were destroyed will continue to be shut out. >> so our neighbors' house is gone, our house is gone. i just want a place to stay. i don't care about anything. >> evacuees still fill the service center for help, insurance and support. if they couldn't get answers here, they came here. >> we're looking for a plan but also like everything in life, you know, the bills keep coming so we're looking for help, financial help because we basically have lost everything. >> state and city leaders answered a range of questions. >> when and if will the garbage get picked up?
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we will consult to make sure that occurs. >> out again and go back. would it be safe for us to live there again? >> several gas and pipeline-related questions led directly to pg&e. including this one. a resident asked if gas pipe locations can be released. >> is there a security issue associated with providing gas transmission specifics. >> and -- >> excuse me, excuse me. this meeting will be conducted in a proper manner; and if you can't hold yourself that way, we will escort you out, all right? this city's been through enough grief. (applause) >> emotions were hard to hide. anger, frustration, sadness. all of it came to this meeting. while there are hundreds of people inside the meeting, as you can see there are plenty of people outside as well. they say it's simply not worth their time to sit inside there. they're not getting the answers
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they need. >> they don't know the answers. >> after this deadly explosion, some answers are still hard to come by. in san bruno, lisa amin gulezian, abc 7 news. >> well, the evacuees may get the information they're looking for at the news briefing that's going to be held at 8:00 this morning. and starting at noon they'll be allowed to return to their homes, though not necessarily stay there. if their name appears on a list, they'll be given a wrist band and allowed to enter. people whose homes are damaged or yellow-tagged will be escorted in to look for personal belongings but will not be allowed to stay. people whose homes have been destroyed, red-tagged railroad will be -- will be barred from entering. the investigation continues. federal emergency management agency is expected to set up shop tomorrow to further assist victim with disaster-related
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needs. at least one person has died after a chain reaction accident along u.s. highway 101 on the peninsula early this morning. the highway patrol received reports of a car driving the wrong way heading northbound in the southbound lane around 3:00 this morning. it appears that driver may have tried to turn around on the freeway near third avenue in san mateo. that's when at least one vehicle hit that car. officers expect to keep at least three lanes closed in each direction until sometime after sunrise. a medical examiner has now positively identified the body of 35-year-old frederick sales. he'd been missing two weeks. police found his decomposing body wrapped in three layers of plastic and a carpet and then tucked under the stairs of the hercules home he rented. it's the same house where his father 73-year-old ricardo sales was found beaten to death.
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valdemoro is the prime suspect. they shot him to death after a high-speed chase. daly city police have arrested two men they believe were involved in a deadly shooting nearly three months ago. you might remember alexander died after being shot on mission street in the top of the hill area on june 21st. that shooting took place at the end of the line for muni's 14 mission bus. investigators suspect both of the men they arrested belonged to a gang called ms-13. that group traces its roots to el salvador. san francisco police expect a member in the shooting death of a man and his two sons last year. a disturbing pattern from the study of the eight california babies who died this year from whooping cough. it appears despite patients' multiple visits to clinics and
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hospitals, doctors continued to fail to make a swift and accurate diagnosis. more now. >> it's become an epidemic here in california, whooping cough has claimed eight lives statewide. all were infants under three months hold and according to the department of public health doctors were slow to diagnose pertussis in all eight cases. >> you can't always tell. a child comes in with a runny nose and a little cough, maybe a tiny fever, could be a lot of things. what we're saying now is we want those seeing these children to think pertussis. early treatment with antibiotics can be live-saving. >> it's the first year since 1958. there have been 3600 cases, 700 increase over the same period last year and the 8 deadly cases the infant was treated for a mild upper respiratory
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infection. by the time the accurate diagnosis was made it was too late. >> it's really unsettling. it's one of those things where you just -- you just have to hope for the best. >> medicine itself is always guess work. you're still taking them in and the doctor is doing their best work to determine what it is but it's not always right. >> whooping cough is highly contagious and while children often contract an illness at day-care, a majority is being transmitted from an elder sibling or parents. so doctors say to build a wall of immunity at home. >> i hope every parent understands the importance of not only getting them but getting them on time for their children. >> well, christine and i just talking about the lovely weather yesterday all over the bay area. >> so beautiful.
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i think everybody had running shoes or sport attire on yesterday. great to be outdoors. today about the same. outside in high definition from emeryville. temperature 54 degrees and still kind of quiet on sunday morning, at least on the roadways. we'll have your complete forecast coming up. >> thanks, christine. also coming up a landmark east bay bakery reopens for business after it closed down this so my mercury moment happened during our family camping trip. i grabbed my son a juice box...and left the cooler lid open. twenty minutes later, all our hot dogs were gone. and so was most of the car. my mercury agent, steve, told me the car was covered. i switched to mercury because i saved hundreds of dollars on my car insurance, but it was the service that really made me a happy camper... er...ex-camper. call 888-4-mercury or visit mercuryinsurance.com to get a fast, free quote and start saving today.
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>> welcome back, everyone. how are you doing? sit back, have another cup of coffee, a little cereal and listen to us here at abc 7 news. we thank you for joining us. this is a live shot at 5:40 this morning from our roof cam. showing you the bay bridge. it's about 52 degrees in san francisco and finally we're getting some nice weather that we've been wishing for. a rebirth for an oakland institution that recently shut
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down after more than eight decades in operation. melden's bakery was family-owned. the new bakery is owned by the former employees. the name has changed. it's now called taste of denmark but it's in the same spot with many of the same employees from the danish bakery, a fixture on telegraph avenue in oakland for 81 years until it closed in july. >> i'm very, very happy to continue. i hope we see the people we used to see and bring in a whole bunch of new people. >> cathy has been here 28 years. now she's one of 12 former employees who aren't just baking and selling cakes and cookies. they literally have a piece of the pie. they formed a co-op and now own a percentage of the business. for the customers it's all about tradition. >> they made my wedding cake in 1937. >> the old bakery was a small family business which was struggling financially.
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the city did not give them a bailout like it recently did the merit bakery. the building's owner said she gave them an eviction order for unpaid rent but was willing to negotiate. when that failed, she decided on the co-op idea. >> i had a very good living out of this business. i'm gonna make this business successful. >> mark davis has been decorating cakes here for 39 years. he's confident this new venture will survive. >> everybody has an interest in making it succeed and putting forth maximum effort. >> the customers hope the quality remains the same. >> i've been coming here since first grade, five years old. i know all the people who work here then and this place is good! >> well, the official grand opening is october 11th. a soft opening, not so soft because there were so many people. that was last week. let's get a check now, the accu-weather forecast. you like those cakes and
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cookies. >> how could you do that to us! all those shavings all over. >> that's one of their famous ones. >> that was just -- okay. better to look at it than probably eat it for dietary purposes. but, anyway, let's go on to weather where we're gonna talk a little about another nice day. this is from ballmer peak in the green hills. looking out towards the bay. i think you can see our sunrise, not until 6:49 but fog coming into the bay. settles over the chilly water with temperatures in the 50s. yesterday just right over the water, just layered. otherwise it was a pretty day. more extensive clouds on 101, however coming into this city you may have need windshield wipers. also monterey reporting some dense fog. salinas and watsonville.
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48 novato, 49 santa rosa, 51 napa. our temperature 56 in fairfield this morning. antioch 64. not a breath of wind in the delta yesterday, just a beautiful late summer, early fall pattern. and that's going to be in place once again today. the storm track is well to the north of us. we're starting to see a little dip in that. and this is all going to move this direction and settle in along the california coastline bringing us cooler temperatures very gradually today. just slightly. plenty of sunshine and more importantly this will set up a weather pattern that will not only cool inland areas throughout the week but we'll also start to see a little rain likely by next weekend. some of that north of san francisco. still a little breezy this afternoon. that sea breeze picking up 10 to 20 mph. here's the fog as you can see just touching along the coast and moving back throughout the afternoon hours. and really settling back in after 3:00 today. breezy conditions our day time
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temperatures although still warm a couple degrees cooler as some of that cooler air trickles up. 82 san jose. los gatos 87. 85 saratoga, peninsula, palo alto. 78 los altos. 80 degrees menlo park. mid-70s downtown but with the early sea breeze, 67 our forecast high. warming up early and cooling off early as well. 83 novato today, 81 castro valley, 74 and hercules farther out in the dealt looking at temperatures mid to upper 80s. 83 degrees tomorrow -- or today in gilroy. 72 watsonville. again pretty foggy this morning in the monterey bay area. our cooler weather will push us through the week, just a gradual cooldown. that means more extensive fog, coastal clouds. nicer mornings. mostly in the 50s, 40s and 50s
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and there we are with our first active fall weather system that could produce rain, especially north of san francisco next saturday. >> and fall officially arrives on the 22nd. >> that's right. >> thank you, christine. you know the man who scaled the millennium tower in downtown san francisco in labor day is due in court next month. police arrested him after he climbed the skyscraper at mission and fremont street but he says it's not going to be his last climb. >> looking at the building, i mean there's this wall of fear that you're facing. like so intimidating. >> dan goodwin, the 51-year-old skyscraper man after his arrest. blisters on his hands and a citation for trespassing and a public nuisance. this climb was for a reason, he says. he believes skyscrapers are vulnerable to another terrorist attack. and there is more. >> in doing so, i felt like i was doing it for all the cancer
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survivors out there the. >> he is a survivor of stage 4 cancer. it almost killed him ten years ago. that's when he began planning this climb. he ascended slowly with huge suction cups. security tried to get him to come down. police and fire came to monitor his moves. >> we wanted to know he was safe. we wanted to know if he had a set plan to harness him off. he declined all efforts. >> many residents were not home but two neighbors were watching tv when goodwin appeared. >> we saw him fly by the front of the window and pulled out his cellphone, better get this on film. >> might have appeared restless but for goodwin it was overcoming any fears. >> you have to be so focussed on every single move. no room for any error. just totally clear. >> now that he's done this, there is a new agenda. he wants to go on a worldwide tour to climb legally for a
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cause. >> the cause would be to raise money for a cure to cancer. >> well, don't go away. "7 on your side" is next. should you buy next year's car model or would you be better off getting a deal on a 2010. mic ♪ ♪ yes! ♪ oh my gosh, are those the jeans from last year? how'd you do it? ting right...whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who eat more whole grain tend to have healthier body weights. multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories. more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios.
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forecast. you've probably seen lots of ads promoting big savings on ends of the year model cars. the question is should you snap up a left-over 2010 or are you better off going for the new 2011 model? seven on your side's michael finney helps you weigh the options. >> this time of year dealers are pushing 2010 vehicles and "consumer reports" says some top performing vehicles like the mazda 5 minivan can be a great bargain. >> right now you can save about 13% on a 2010 versus a 2011. >> consumer report says besides the lower price there are other advantages to getting a leftover 2010 car. >> consumer report survey says they tend to have fewer problems than brand new cars or vehicles that just had a major redesign. >> you may need fewer repairs getting the last year of the model design. those vehicles are usually the most reliable. "consumer reports" says that's one reason why the 2010 honda
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odyssey is a good bet. >> it's in a six-year production which means honda's had a lot of time to get the kinks worked out. relates in liability and one of our favorite minivans. >> but there are advantages to buying a 2011 car. for one it doesn't depreciate as fast. >> if you trade in your car every couple years, you're better off getting the new 2011 model because it will likely be worth more money at resale. >> other advantages to getting a 2011, you tend to get better gas mileage. and the latest safety features with newer models. take the sonata. >> it drives better, more fuel-efficient. >> before you drive to the dealership, get some research to get the very best deal. if you decide to get a 2010 car, "consumer reports" say you don't need to worry about the warranty. it comes with a full warranty just like any 2011 vehicle. i'm michael finney, "7 on your side."
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>> it could be the next big thing, watching sporting events on 3-d tv. up next we're going to hear from sports fans who got to check out for themselves at a local sports bar.
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>> check out the winning numbers, 2, 10, 31, 41, 45. the meganumber 24. since no one picked all six numbers, the jackpot rose to an estimated $16 million for wednesday. college football kicked off last week but one game was watched with more interest than most. the boise state-virginia tech game gave some local sports fans a glimpse into the future. david louie went to a san leandro sports bar where the game was televised in 3-d. >> they're not the most stylish glasses but definitely the newest status symbol. ricky's sport and grill got its 3-d tv set six months ago. >> it's like you're right there. >> that's what we saw one customer trying to do. no grabbing the players.
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sporting events with stimulating tv set sales. four companies are making them, l. g., panasonic, samsung and sony. a 3-d set and surround sound system can run from two to $6,000. >> the really awesome thing is with all your 3-d tv's, you can see your 2-d action as well. all blu-ray movies and standard definition can be viewed on your 3-d tv. >> special glasses add to the cost. they run from $100 to $150. one comes as a set. free glasses for movie theaters won't work for tv. 3-d sets make up sales for one-third of sets. while they wow first-time viewers, some say they will postpone taking the plunge. >> what we saw here is just the
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beginning of it. they come out every six months like your cellphone, they upgrade it. >> might want to hold off a little while. >> ferreira may be right. some standards haven't been adopted universally. one brand of 3-d glasses may not work properly with a competing brand. >> i'd love to have this at home. >> he sat to watch a 3-d movie at best buy. >> almost as if you're in it. right there the shot in the living room, everybody stands out. i mean, it's real vivid. coming up next at 6:00, the very latest from san bruno where some fire victims will get their first chance to go home today. and a shooting inside the cow palace during a rarararararararq
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